45s and Other Revolutions: A-Sides beginning with the letter R.


May 24th, 2019

1 hr 3 mins 27 secs

Season 4

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Ernie K-Doe [00:26]
a side: "Real Man"
b side: "Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta"
Minit Records 627 1961
The genuine article and the man we can thank for "Mother in Law".

Half Japanese [05:19]
a side: "Refreshing"
b side: "Do It Now"
Joyful Noise Recordings JNR138 2014
A fine return to form with this 2014 release on Joyful Noise.

Little River Band [11:25]
a side: "Reminiscing"
b side: "So Many Paths"
Harvest Records 4605 1978
De rigeur on late 70s FM Gold programming, and revivified by Biz Markie.

The Album Leaf a side: "Reso" [19:20]
Her Space Holiday b side: "Callinblue" [23:54]
Better Looking Records BLR055-7 2004
Picked this up at the Moog Fest in San Francisco.

Jesus + Mary Chain [29:56]
a side: "Reverence"
b side: "Heat"
Blanco y Negro NEG 55 1992
Solidly J+MC. The lead single from Honey's Dead.

Fleetwood Mac [36:42]
a side: "Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)"
b side: "Sugar Daddy"
Reprise Records RPS 1345 1976
Witchy goodness backed with McVie-an goodness. I used to have a crush on a girl in high school who drove a Camaro that had a license plate spelling Rhiannon.

T. Rex [45:07]
a side: "Ride a White Swan"
b side: "Is It Love/Summertime Blues"
Fly Records BUG-1 1970
Well, is this your new favorite T Rex song or what?

Parliament [52:46]
a side: "Ride On"
b side: "Good Footin'"
Casablanca Records NB 843 1975
Don't worry about being right, just be real.

"Happiness Is..." by Perry Botkin Jr. and his Orchestra

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